Month: November 2014

Just some thoughts, really.

I had lunch with my old dance teacher and a couple of dance friends on Saturday. We–of course–talked about dance and where we were and what she was up to. She told us of some former students of hers who are now at companies, and some of the students she has now that are absolutely…

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Nutcracker shenanigans

Saturday’s rehearsal was a little different.We’ve gotten to the part of the rehearsal season where we know the dance and mainly just need to work out all the kinks. Ms. Munro wasn’t there, so we had Ms Alex running it with us, as well as some of the company members (I’m assuming?) Helping out, one…

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Yesterday I left rehearsal feeling better than I did going in. Sure, I messed up the first time through, which happened to be when all the advanced girls were watching. But, whatever.  I ended strong. Maybe it’s that I seem to have finally gotten my shoes figured out. Maybe it was attempting the darn pirouette…

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Hold on there, little Mirliton.

During rehearsal yesterday, we got to watch the tail end of the Mirliton rehearsal before us.One of my friends from my old studio was cast in this role, and I was absolutely beaming with pride at how she is taking on these roles and thriving. Like, seriously, I’m beyond proud.So anyway, I was watching them…

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progress

The greatest thing a teach can shout at you in class after, “Good” “Great” or “Yes” is, “Better” Yesterday I was smacked in the face with my fears Thankfully, I didn’t break down and freak out. Instead, my teacher helped me see what I was doing wrong and what to do to fix it to…

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Some new pictures

Nutcracker Photo Day! Lillian and I. This is probably my favorite picture ever. All my Chinese girls, except one Lillian captured this bit of perfection. That’s our dance teacher, Ms. Munro, showing us how to hold our umbrella’s. 🙂 Just some snow, hanging out Me and my sweet Shrub 🙂 Words can’t express how proud…

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